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Short & Sweet Saturday Workshop Program - May 2018

Saturday, 26 May 2018 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Contemporary Learning Hub, Meridan Plains, Australia


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Short & Sweet - PD That Works A Treat

Short Saturday Morning Workshop Programs

Date:    Saturday 26th May 2018

Time:    9am - 12pm

Cost:    $90 ex GST 

  Contemporary Learning Hub - Meridan State College

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Participants  select one of  the following workshops to attend on the day.

Magnificent Micro:Bits

Micro:Bits are tiny programmable computers that are simply magnificent to use with students in Years 4 - 12 to introduce and explore coding concepts. Come along to this workshop and you’ll be given your very own Micro:Bit to keep. You’ll explore the components of the Micro:Bit and will learn how to program it using block-based coding and Python with free online applications accessible on your computer and iPads. Participants will explore a resource bank of highly engaging activities that they can use to easily start using Micro:Bits with students in their own context.

Multimodal Writing with iPads

Join Apple Distinguished Educator Paul Shaw for this engaging hands-on workshop where you’ll discover how you can use iPads go engage and challenge students in writing and storytelling activities in your classroom. Paul will share effective workflows that can be used in the classroom for creative tasks as well as how you can capture and export media from different apps to create products and texts that students can share with their peers and the broader community.

Virtual and Augmented Reality

Come along for this workshop to immerse yourself in the emerging worlds of virtual and augmented reality. Discover how Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality can be used in your classroom using a range of platforms including iPads, laptops and desktop computers. Explore ideas for using these technologies across the curriculum and discover the different tools and apps that are being used to create and access rich VR and AR experiences. This workshop will be facilitated by Wade Thompson - eLearning Coordinator at Talara Primary College.


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(Inc. Tax)
Standard Registration (GST free price for EQ School Payments)$90.00
Standard Registration (includes GST for Individuals and Non EQ Schools)$99.00